Here’s to co-operation, esprit de corps
The carneval floats are finished, lined up in the hangar after six months of hard work by the four teams. Last night the Mayor gave us a wine and biscuits party to view them.
This is the first time in ten years that I have glued not a single papillote, nor made costumes for this or that character. But Jock has contributed enough input for three, so I was allowed in too! The results are splendid – the ingenuity of a disparate group of villagers to make the designs and carry them through is praiseworthy.
On Monday – which is July 14th, the French National Day – a “grillade” (barbecue) for participants is given by the Comité des Fêtes. It will be a huge and jolly meal lasting about 6 hours.